Social Value and Cyber Security – Is There Really a Link?…

This week the BBC News reported “40 million T-Mobile customers hit by US data breach”; this follows their 15m customers affected by a security breach in 2015.  Online data theft is becoming all-too-common, and one wonders if we risk becoming complacent by this ever-common threat to the safety of our personal data.  Remember Facebook, BA? Read more ›

The New Social Value Metrics – People, Planet, Prosperity

Focusing on Social Value requires a change in mindset.  In previous years, the bottom line drove all activity for many businesses across the world, and though that’s not quite the case anymore, shifting perspectives to looking outside of an organisation instead of inwards can take some getting used to. A concept we often discuss with Read more ›

New Managing Director at Accordant

Announcement by Accordant Solutions’ new Managing Director, Darren Piper:- This last week has been full of exciting news at Accordant, and today is no exception, as I can now officially announce that I am stepping up to become the new Managing Director. This opportunity has opened up as Founder and CEO, Dave Fardoe, moves into Read more ›

Stepping Into New Roles

Announcement by Founder and CEO, Dave Fardoe:- Some people say a change is as good as a rest. Well today I would tend to agree with them, as after seven years at the helm of Accordant, the time for change has arrived. Not that I am leaving, at least not totally; yet today is the start Read more ›

Putting Flowers in Gun Barrels

Putting Flowers in Gun Barrels One of the most powerful images of the 1960’s was that of a young “hippy” putting a flower into the barrel of a soldier’s gun.  It was a time of turmoil, coupled with confusion; it was the time of the Civil Rights Movement and the time of Vietnam.  Most profoundly, Read more ›